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Union City, NJ: A Once Troubled School District Thrives

By Victoria Cepeda It was the Fall of 1985 when I entered the Union City school district by enrolling at what was then Union Hill High School as a freshman. A foreign-born with few English words in my inventory but with a drive for learning surpassed only by some of my teachers’ determination not to […]

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A Libyan/Syrian/Venezuelan Family’s Goodwill Depot

By Victoria Cepeda & Efrain Nieves A few weeks back, faced with bags and bags of our baby’s outgrown clothing, unused gifts, a car seat, a stroller, and baby formula, we needed to find a local charity or food pantries to donate these items to. Therefore, we asked my mother to recommend a few. Mami, […]

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